Ownership: Minority, woman
Self reported impact: Has made a demonstrable impact on suburban health.
One sentence summary:
SoulJoy Wellness is a lifestyle media brand that creates an empowering community for the Black Faith Community with live and on demand wellness classes.
Description of impact:
SoulJoy Wellness is a lifestyle media brand that creates an empowering community for the Black Faith Community. The SoulJoy Wellness platform provides live and on demand health & fitness classes along with articles, tips and news about health, mind and body.
The SoulJoy Wellness platform serves as an information source and community building space and adapts to changing needs. On August 1, SoulJoy Wellness held its first online faith and wellness summit. This 3.5-hour self-care Saturday event provides sessions on meditation, Christian yoga, and Gospel fitness along with healthy product demonstrations. Because of the positive feedback, September 26th is the next summit date.
Since the beginning of the COVID lockdown, SoulJoy Wellness has provided information and encouragement to the community. Mind, body, soul health is the focus. There were numerous social media interviews that include mental health experts addressing both adults and children. The interview of a Long Island pastor who was hospitalized with COVID and has since recovered gave the participants a closer look at the other side of COVID. This pastor a very active walker who credits the SoulJoy Wellness movement for getting him started.
The SoulJoy Wellness platform will expand online to include private paid classes that are both live and on demand. New Partnerships include Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County, Inc. and Memorial Presbyterian Church (MPC). Online and in-person growth continues